Pretty gold fillings I had in my teeth; one fell out

Dec 11, 1950
Dear Mom, Dad, and Grandpa;

Remember those pretty gold fillings I had in my teeth?  Well as I was talking one fell out Sunday.  Continue reading

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stick pictures; me on Tues. (vs) me now

Dec 9 1950
Dear Mom and Dad and Grandpa

I sure don’t feel like very much right now, but writing to you will probably do me more good than anything. Continue reading

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I haven’t really got down and bawled for a long time

Dec. 8 1950
Dear Mom, Dad, and Grandpa

If you have ever been run over by a 10 ton truck loaded with bricks, you know how I feel Continue reading

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9th anniversary of Pearl Harbor; In the Army about to fight against China

Dec 7, 1950
Dear Mom and Dad and Grandpa;

Well who would of ever thought that on the 9th anniversary of Pearl Harbor I would be in the Army about to fight against China.  Things sure happen funny don’t they? Continue reading

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I had to shoot the M-1 to get familyarized with it

Dec 5, 1950

Dear Mom & Dad & Grandpa;

Well I went on the firing range today..  I had to shoot the M-1 to get famileryed on it.  Continue reading

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My eyes hurt, my teeth and back hurt. I won’t go to these medics

Dec 4, 1950
Dear Mom, Dad, and Grandpa;

Howdy!  Well its 9:30 and I just got back from work and shaved.  I got your letter, Margrets; Opal’s and Beam’s today.  Letters sure boost my morale. Continue reading

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I don’t even know how to load the carbine

Dec 3, 1950
Dear Mom, Dad, and Grandpa;

Howdy! Wow did this weekend go fast.  I seen a show last nite and one this afternoon.  that is all I ever do.

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bad mistake on the milk today. Sargent gave me hell and a jeep

Dec 1, 1950
Dear Mom, Dad, and Grandpa;

Howdy People! Well I receive you letter.  The first one since Monday.

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A guy doesn’t know what he really has until he looses it

Nov. 30 1951
Dear Mom & Dad and Grandpa;

Guess what?  I’m rich.  Today was payday.  I received $69 for just one month.  Continue reading

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terrific epidemic of fluenuenza now

Nov. 27 1950
Dear Folks;

I think I will get 10 days. In fact I’m pretty sure of it.

Christmas

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